Tobiano

Many years ago, my barn obtained a "paint" mare. Looking back, I doubt that's what she was. Certainly a mutt of some description. She had a sharp V sliced out of her left ear. Someone told me that indicated she...

Sometimes

For the last few weeks I've been negotiating my work life for 2017. Since my daughter was born in February of 2014, I have generally worked from home. I go into the office once or twice a week, but the rest of ...

Mantras

In general, I live my life under two simple mantras: 1. Progress not perfection and 2. Listen and be kind. I don't always follow my own advice, of course. I'm not perfect, and bad days are just as likely to mak...

Joust at Cardiff Castle

Hey everyone! I hope you all had a fun-filled weekend. The sun made a spectacular appearance here in Cardiff which was very lucky indeed as over the weekend Cardiff Castle hosted its annual Joust!  Unfortunatel...

Riding in Wales: Black Mountain Hack

Hello everyone! So today I have finally finished editing my short video from a hack that I filmed in early April...and yes I am the ultimate procrastinator! This time Cardiff University Equestrian Club took us...

Ex-Dressage Queen Goes Jumping…

Hey everyone! I would like to apoligise for going AWOL for the past few months, a little thing called my Masters degree decided to get in the way of my riding (so rude)! I can now happily confirm however,  ...

Basic Feed Facts

Just like us, horses need a balanced and regulated diet to stay healthy and happy. As owners, we need to take an active role in not only building, but maintaining, a balanced and nutritious diet for our horses ...

Equestrianista Apparel

In honour of our giveaway this week, we thought we’d showcase some of the wonderful range of products offered by Equestrianista Apparel. Equestrianista offers casual equestrian inspired apparel with a unique...

An Official Welcome!

Happy Saturday Everyone! I want to take a few minutes to formally welcome our two newest guest bloggers, Alexandra and Tia! You've probably seen a post or two from them already, and we're happy to have them ...

Getting Back on Track

Editor's Pick I’ll be honest, I’m an injury prone rider. Aches, sprains, and strains are a pretty common occurrence, and as I get older they just get worse. I wasn’t blessed with good joints, and let’s face ...